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Irving Penn Portraits Hardcover – February 1, 2010

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Irving Penn was born in 1917, in Plainfield, New Jersey. In a career of more than sixty years, he has created an extensive and influential body of photographs in portraiture, fashion and still life. His work resides in the permanent collections of major museums internationally and has been published in over twenty-five monographs and exhibited throughout the world. Magdalene Keaney is Associate Curator of Photographs at the National Portrait Gallery, London. Sandy Nairne is Director of the National Portrait Gallery, London.
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 80 pages
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams (February 1, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1855144174
  • ISBN-13: 978-1855144170
  • Product Dimensions: 9.6 x 0.5 x 9.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,341,954 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By Preston S. Page on April 16, 2010
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Most of the famous portraits are here, weighted heavily toward Penn's early career. I was hoping for a larger, more comprehensive treatise with better printing, like "Small Trades", but the material here is very good.
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By BRAN on September 18, 2015
Format: Hardcover
Great book showcasing some of Penn's best early works.
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